Link to portal Urban studies and research at LSE Urban@LSE is a portal for masters and doctoral teaching and for research activities on cities and urban issues across LSE. It aims to provide a resource for faculty, researchers and graduate students across the School, as well as an overview of urban teaching and research at LSE for […]

WEBSITE The Culture of Suburbs

The Leverhulme Trust funded Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network is pleased to announce the launch of its new website at http://suburbs.exeter.ac.uk The Network is a partnership between the Universities of Exeter and Kingston (UK), Witwatersrand (South Africa), Hofstra (USA), Griffith (Australia) and the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. It aims to further the […]

PROJECTS: Space Syntax UCL

www.spacesyntax.com Space Syntax is an advanced spatial technology as well as a highly influential theory of architecture and town planning. It was originally developed by Professor Bill Hillier and his colleagues at University College London (UCL), one of Europe’s premier research universities. The network of Space Syntax companies works closely with UCL in shaping knowledge […]

Urban Laboratory University College London

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/urbanlab/en2/index.php The UCL Urban Laboratory, established in 2005, is a university wide initiative to bring together the best urban teaching and research at UCL. Our activities build on the full spectrum of work at UCL across the arts and sciences ranging from civil engineering to film studies, from urban history to the latest developments in architectural […]

SKuOR, Interdisciplinary Centre for Urban Culture and Public Space, Stiftungsgastprofessur Stadtkultur und öffentlicher Raum, Raumforschung, Raumproduktion, Critical Urban Studies

Arbeitsbereich für Stadtkultur und öffentlicher Raum (SKuOR) Profil Warum funktionieren traditionelle Planungsinstrumente oftmals nicht, um öffentliche Räume als Sozialräume zu stärken? Was genau wird als ‚öffentlich’ an öffentlichen Räumen verstanden und wie kann Kultur in den Städten dazu beitragen, Prozesse sozialen Austausches und gesellschaftlicher Konfrontation zu stimulieren? Mehr lesen… Programm Der Arbeitsbereich Stadtkultur und öffentlicher […]

COSMOPOLIS – City, Culture & Society

http://www.cosmopolis.be COSMOPOLIS is a transdisciplinary research centre in urban studies, which focuses on the relationship between city, culture and society. COSMOPOLIS is part of the Department of Geography at the Free University of Brussels and is responsible for a number of activities both at the level of academic education, academic networking and extra muros activities.

Georg Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies (GSZ)

http://www.g-s-zentrum.de The Georg-Simmel Center of the Humboldt-University of Berlin is intended to bring together the numerous scientific competencies of the various areas of expertise which deal with the large city and the metropolis. It encourages the pursuance of comprehensive research and teachings across the various disciplines and faculties. Currently 26 professors participate.